Miss Iowa 2022

Miss Iowa Nationwide 2022

 

Amanda Myers


Platform Issue:  The War at Home:  Raising awareness for veteran homelessness, suicide, TBI and PTSD
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  • Age: 24
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  • Hometown: Humboldt, Iowa
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  • College Major: Working toward a Associates Degree in Nursing from Iowa Central Community College – Fort Dodge, Iowa
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  • Scholastic Ambition: To become an Intensive Care/Critical Care Registered Nurse
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  • If I am crowned Miss Nationwide: I would use my title to branch out of the state of Iowa to volunteer with multi-state and national veteran assistance organizations and advocate for veterans not only in the state of Iowa, but the entire country.
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  • Bio:  Amanda Myers, a native of Denison, Iowa, enjoys reading, anime, video games, and spending time with family and pets. She also enjoys volunteering at Moving Veterans Forward, as well as at Lucky Star Horse Rescue.  A graduate of Iowa Connections Academy, she is now attending Iowa Central Community College working toward an Associates Degree in Nursing. Her career ambition is to become Intensive Care/Critical Care Registered Nurse.
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    Amanda is proud of graduating high school as a 5th year senior after battling physical and mental illness as well as several surgeries; being chosen to sing the national anthem for the Professional Bull Riders event in 2016; achieving several Iowa High School Athletic Association Excellence in Academics Achievement Awards; and achieving a Division I rated vocalist (2012-2014 high school), as well as state and national Interview awards.
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    With her Personal Platform “The War at Home: Bringing Awareness to Veteran Homelessness, Suicide, TBI, PTSD”. Her Platform will allow her to continue to partner with the Nebraska and North Central Iowa chapters of Moving Veterans Forward; volunteer for local VFW’s and American legions; become a ‘Mission 22’ ambassador; and continue to have the difficult and uncomfortable conversation of veteran health and well-being to break the stigma around our veterans.
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